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While reading alot of unciting or badby citing popular science literature (I hope this is the right term for non-academic content that tries to explain scientific facts to the general public) I came accorse the claim that consuming red meat increases the risk of cancer. Said literature also claims in seamingly unrelated articles that being fat increases the risk of cancer. It's not really a long shot to presume that people who overindulge on red meat might also be fat. And it might be quite reasonable to presume that alot of these people also eat to much acrylamide through the fries served with the red meat.

Is there any scientific evidence that states that a lean athlete who consumes red meat regularly, as a good source of lean protein, increases his risk of cancer? Maybe some kind of study that compares highly physical active people aginast the general population?

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Not the same question, but you might get a few useful references at skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/7188/… –  BKE Dec 24 '13 at 22:38

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